San Saba, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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San Saba, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of San Saba had a population of 2,984 as of July 1, 2017. San Saba ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for San Saba is located at latitude 31.1974 and longitude -98.7188 in San Saba County. The formal boundaries for the City of San Saba (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Saba County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The City of San Saba (GNIS ID: 2413254) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of San Saba is located within San Saba Division of San Saba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Saba population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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San Saba, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,984
Daytime Population: Workers 1,713
Daytime Population: Residents 1,320
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,033
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 2,694
Population in Familes 2,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density2 1,120
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $36,335
Average Household Income $50,740
Per Capita Income $20,636


Total Housing Units 1,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $78,164
Average Home Value $111,060


Total Households 923
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 643
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.86% -0.32%
Households -1.02% -0.5%
Families -0.63% -0.57%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

San Saba, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Saba to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 567 68th
Population Density # 638 64th
Diversity Index # 333 81st
Median Household Income # 1359 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1165 33rd

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